Comedy, "edinburgh" within 10 miles of EH15 2NP

36 events within 10 miles

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Bright Club: Edinburgh

The hardworking staff at Edinburgh's universities are let out for the night to share their tales about the weird, wonderful, and often very funny, world of research.

The Stand, Edinburgh (3.8 miles)

Tue 23 Sep

£5 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Absolute Improv

Influenced by the like of Whose Line is it Anyway? and Fast and Loose, ToBeContinued take audience suggestions, no matter how silly, and transform myriad ideas into fast-paced improvised comedy.

The Tron, Edinburgh (3.6 miles)

Thu 11 Sep

£5 / 0131 225 3784

  • 19:00 – 20:00

The Beehive Comedy Club

Ben Verth presents a weekend packed full of top local and visiting comedians to tickle your funny bone in an entirely appropriate way.

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh (3.9 miles)

Fri 5 Sep

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Sat 6 Sep

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Fri 12 Sep

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30
…and 31 more dates until 27 Dec

The Broken Windows Policy

The Stand's monthly sketch show returns with new skits and character treats featuring the best of fresh Scots comedy, including Larah Bross, Dave MacGregor and Ben Verth.

The Stand, Edinburgh (3.8 miles)

Wed 3 Sep

£5 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Wed 8 Oct

£5 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Dave Gorman Gets Straight to the Point (The Powerpoint)

The comedian/writer/general brainbox's new tour is centred around on his trademark powerpoint presentations, with wit and hilarity in shedloads.

The Stand, Edinburgh (3.8 miles)

Tue 16 Sep

£15 / 0131 558 7272

Wed 17 Sep

£15 / 0131 558 7272

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Derren Brown: Infamous

  • Directed by: Andy Nyman
  • Written by: Derren Brown

The master of mentalism takes his newest show on the road, melding mind games, illusion, showmanship and masses of charm.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (3.6 miles)

Mon 18 May 2015

£25–£36 / 0844 871 3014

Tue 19 May 2015

£25–£36 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 20 May 2015

£25–£36 / 0844 871 3014

…and 3 more dates until 23 May 2015

Fifty Comics Exhibition

Not an exhibition of comics, but of portraits of comic performers, including Jimmy Carr, Matt Lucas, Time Vine and Stephen Fry.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (3.6 miles)

Tue 2 Sep

Times vary / Free / 0844 871 3014

The exhibition is open to the public on days when there is a performance or theatre tour on. The Boards is open two hours before each show and entry can be gained by showing your valid performance or theatre tour ticket.

Wed 3 Sep

Times vary / Free / 0844 871 3014

The exhibition is open to the public on days when there is a performance or theatre tour on. The Boards is open two hours before each show and entry can be gained by showing your valid performance or theatre tour ticket.

Thu 4 Sep

Times vary / Free / 0844 871 3014

The exhibition is open to the public on days when there is a performance or theatre tour on. The Boards is open two hours before each show and entry can be gained by showing your valid performance or theatre tour ticket.

…and 72 more dates until 15 Nov

Footlights Comedy

New and experienced comedians for a Sunday night.

Edinburgh Footlights (4.2 miles)

Sun 21 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £4 / 0131 229 6466

Sun 28 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £4 / 0131 229 6466

Sun 5 Oct

Times to be confirmed / £4 / 0131 229 6466

…and 11 more dates until 21 Dec

The Friday Show

Friday night sparkles with the promise of comedy in a basement, courtesy of those good folk at The Stand. Hurrah!

The Stand, Edinburgh (3.8 miles)

Fri 5 Sep

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Fri 12 Sep

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

Susan Morrison – the lucky duck – hosts Michael Fabbri and David Langley.

  • 21:00

Fri 19 Sep

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

Vladimir McTavish hosts this weekend, with Trevor Cook and Loretta Main.

  • 21:00
…and 4 more dates until 17 Oct

G Spot

Comedy, cabaret and 'camparet' with host Jojo Sutherland and a host of different guests each time.

The Stand, Edinburgh (3.8 miles)

Tue 2 Sep

£5 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Tue 7 Oct

£5 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30
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Jeremy Hardy

Mr Hardy is a stalwart of BBC Radio 4 comedy including The News Quiz and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue. Now's your chance to see Jeremy out on his own, peddling his intelligent satire and gentle musings across the country.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh (4.2 miles)

Fri 31 Oct

£14 (unemployed £5) / 0131 228 1404

  • 19:30

John Cooper Clarke

The legendary Mancunian punk poet, who is a spiritual godfather to the likes of Mike Skinner and Plan B hauls his insatiable laconic wit on tour.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh (3.3 miles)

Thu 20 Nov

£22.50–£27.50 / 0131 668 2019

Jon Richardson: Nidiot

Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (3.6 miles)

Sat 13 Sep

£20.50 / 0844 871 3014

Melting Pot

Okay audience, you're in charge now. Vote for the best of the new sketches and skits from local comedy types and revel in the fact that you've probably cheered up a writer's night.

The Stand, Edinburgh (3.8 miles)

Wed 10 Sep

£5 (£4; Members £2.50) / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Wed 15 Oct

£5 (£4; Members £2.50) / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Michael Redmond's Sunday Service

Redmond returns with his brand of lo-fi comedy to ease your weekend to a chilled close and prepare you spiritually and mentally for work tomorrow.

The Stand, Edinburgh (3.8 miles)

Sun 14 Sep

£6 (£5; Members £1) / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Sun 28 Sep

£6 (£5; Members £1) / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30
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The Pleasance Sessions: Paul Foot

The surreal and chaotic Paul Foot presents his Hovercraft Symphony in Gammon # Major.

The Pleasance, Edinburgh (3.3 miles)

Wed 15 Oct

£8.94–£13.50 / 0131 650 4673

Part of Pleasance Sessions.

Predicting Evolution

The Cabaret of Dangerous ideas is back – tonight having a look at Darwin's theory.

The Stand, Edinburgh (3.8 miles)

Fri 26 Sep

£5 / 0131 558 7272

  • 19:30

Red Raw

The Stand's spankingly good new talent night, encouraging the latest comedy stars out of the woodwork. Then maybe putting them back in afterwards.

The Stand, Edinburgh (3.8 miles)

Mon 8 Sep

£2 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Mon 15 Sep

£2 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Mon 22 Sep

£2 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30
…and 2 more dates until 6 Oct

The Saturday Show

Saturday nights à la Stand are normally a sold out affair so it's worth booking in advance and getting in early for the edibles. (Food. Not ladies.)

The Stand, Edinburgh (3.8 miles)

Sat 6 Sep

£15 / 0131 558 7272

  • 21:00

Sat 13 Sep

£15 / 0131 558 7272

Susan Morrison – the lucky duck – hosts Michael Fabbri and David Langley.

  • 21:00

Sat 20 Sep

£15 / 0131 558 7272

Vladimir McTavish hosts this weekend with Trevor Cook and Loretta Main.

  • 21:00
…and 3 more dates until 18 Oct

Spamalot

  • Directed by: Christopher Luscombe
  • Written by: music)

The Knights of the Round Table-spoofing musical from the Monty Python, written by Eric Idle and John Du Prez.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (3.6 miles)

Mon 16 Mar 2015

£10.50–£33 / 0844 871 3014

Tue 17 Mar 2015

£10.50–£33 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 18 Mar 2015

£10.50–£33 / 0844 871 3014

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Stones In His Pockets

The multi-award winning comedy by Marie Jones in which two actors play 15 characters between them, from two cheeky lads intent on stardom to a Hollywood starlet.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (3.6 miles)

Sun 28 Sep

£11–£29.50 / 0844 871 3014

Stu and Garry's Free Improv Show

Regular freestyle comedy wizards Stuart Murphy and Garry Dobson fire up the imagination with another slice of improv action.

The Stand, Edinburgh (3.8 miles)

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0131 558 7272

  • 13:30

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0131 558 7272

  • 13:30

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0131 558 7272

  • 13:30

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 0131 558 7272

  • 13:30

The Thursday Show

Comedy will be firing at you with all cylinders this weekend, so why not give into it all and allow the Stand to take you under its wing with hilarious acts left, right and centre?

The Stand, Edinburgh (3.8 miles)

Thu 4 Sep

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0131 558 7272

  • 21:00

Thu 11 Sep

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0131 558 7272

Susan Morrison – the lucky duck – hosts Michael Fabbri and David Langley.

  • 21:00

Thu 18 Sep

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0131 558 7272

Vladimir McTavish hosts this weekend, with Trevor Cook and Loretta Main.

  • 21:00
…and 4 more dates until 16 Oct

Tony Jameson: Football Manager Ruined My Life

  • 3 stars

If Tony hadn't spent about 20 years of his life playing Football Manager he'd probably have achieved a whole lot more. Thankfully he didn't, otherwise there'd be no show tonight.

The Stand, Edinburgh (3.8 miles)

Tue 30 Sep

£10 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Tony Law: Enter The Tonezone

  • 4 stars

Surreal and energetic humour from the Canadian stand-up.

The Stand, Edinburgh (3.8 miles)

Tue 14 Oct

£14 (£12) / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30
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